Choreographer Silvana Cardell’s 2014 Center-funded performance work Supper, People on the Move travels to the experimental theater La MaMA in New York City, as part of the 2016 La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival.
A native of Argentina, and now a US citizen, Cardell’s large-scale work is inspired and informed by the immigration process. Each performance of Supper concludes with a shared meal between dancers and audience members, during which all parties are encouraged to participate in guided conversations around immigration and its impact on human lives.
An experiment in narrative structure that combines several forms of storytelling, physical language, and a cappella choral music, this world premiere play will investigate “questions of prophecy, fate, and predestination,” says Kaufman.
As a presenting arts organization, the Painted Bride offers a wide range of work in music, dance, spoken word, and theater.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art traced the influence of Marcel Duchamp on the dance, music, and visual artwork of these four equally protean figures.
Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates established a new curatorial residency program that looks to the future of mural-making.
Ally is a performance-as-exhibition, conceived by MacArthur Fellow Janine Antoni in collaboration with pioneering choreographer Anna Halprin and contemporary dance artist Stephen Petronio.
In the first iteration of the Center’s danceworkbook series, Philadelphia’s Headlong Dance Theater examines artistic process in collaboration with choreographer Tere O’Connor.
Cheng-Chieh Yu began her performing career with Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan. She is an associate professor in UCLA’s department of world arts and cultures/dance.
The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society serves the Greater Philadelphia region and the field of music by presenting a rich and compelling variety of chamber music and recital programs performed by exceptional international and Philadelphia-based artists at affordable prices.
Hema Rajagopalan is a bharata natyam dancer, teacher, and choreographer, and the founder and artistic director of Natya Dance Theatre, a professional touring company and school that has specialized in bharata natyam for the past 40 years. Rajagopalan served as a 2015 LOI panelist in Performance.
Center-supported performance projects and exhibitions continue to have successful presentations after their initial premieres in our region.
A program of Philadelphia University, The Design Center presents exhibitions, tours, programs, college courses, and special events that demonstrate how design shapes everyday life.
A new multimedia dance work by Jungwoong Kim examining the universality of sudden loss and trauma.